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Patrick Gets It Right On The (Police) Details

According to today's Boston Globe (9-22-08), Deval Patrick has kept his word on reforming police details: Governor Deval Patrick has toughened his new rules on police details at road construction sites, outmaneuvering local police unions that were making a last-minute push to get around efforts to rein in the costly assignments. The governor eliminated a provision that would have allowed…

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Deval Considers Abolition Of State Police Details

( – promoted by Cool Cal) Boston Herald reporter Michele McPhee reports today (11-2-07) that Governor Deval Patrick will consider “wiping out costly state police details on state roadways and replacing them with flaggers as a way to cut the state’s bloated budget.” Certain law enforcement representatives were less than enthusiastic: “It just means less cops on the street,” said Boston…

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